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Nymphoides indica

Water snowflake

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  • Nymphoides indica | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.03m
  • Spread0.5m to 1m
  • Growth HabitWater plant
  • Flower ColourWhite, yellow
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Nymphoides indica (Water snowflake). This species is an aquatic, flowering perennial, it is grown for its light green, heart-shaped foliage and white flowers. The flower petals are white, delicately fringed and have yellow centres.

Characteristics

Perennial, Aquatic

Origin

Tropical regions world wide

Interest and use

Aquatic

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

You will need to plant in soil with a water depth of in full or half-day sun.

Propagation

You can propagate by dividing the rootstock in late winter or early spring.

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